Faith and Arrogance

October 4, 2020 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: James: True Faith Works

Topic: James Passage: James 4:11–5:6

Faith and Arrogance
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 10/4/2020
James 4:11 - 5:6

Sermon Theme: True faith in Jesus works itself out in every area of life, even in the midst of trials, causing believers to repent of their practical atheism and embrace a life of humble dependence on God, knowing that Christ is Lord of their lives. Therefore, His business must be their priority until He returns!

I. WATCH YOUR WORDS (James 4:11-12)
    A. Do Not Speak Evil (James 4:11)
    B. Do Not Be Arrogant (James 4:11-12)
        1. You are not above the Law
        2. You are not above the Lord

II. WATCH YOUR ATTITUDE (James 4:13-17)
    A. Arrogant Man-Centered Living (James 4:13-14)
        1. Assuming future success
        2. Arguments against assumption
    B. Humble God-Centered Living (James 4:15)
    C. Exhortation to Repent (James 4:16-17)

III. WATCH YOUR MONEY (James 5:1-6)
    A. Condemnation of Wickedness (James 5:1-6)
        1. Indicted for hoarding
        2. Indicted for fraud
        3. Indicted for self-indulgence
        4. Indicted for murder
    B. Consequences for Wickedness (James 5:4-5)

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